Innovation and Technology

Meat Sector Solutions Must Be Inclusive: “Food Systems Touch All People”

A white paper focuses on a systems-based approach to promote a more sustainable meat sector.

29 Artists and Organizations Working at the Intersection of Food and the Arts

These 29 artists and organizations are using the arts to push for a better food system.

Digitally Empowering Workers, from Land to Sea

Before Envisible, the company’s co-founders developed an app that helped Indonesian fishers reduce their time at sea.

Can Transparent Supply Chains Empower Consumers?

Envisible uses sensor technology to record and verify the freshness of its seafood products.

Global Accelerator Accepting Applications for Food System Solutions

Good Food Makers is a partnership between Barilla’s accelerator group, BLU1877, and the San Francisco-based incubator KitchenTown.

Automated Harvester May Be a Peek into the Future

advanced.farm recently developed an automated harvester that can identify and harvest strawberries using a system of lasers, computers, and robotics.  “We are trying to bring agriculture into the 21st century,” Kyle Cobb, CEO of advanced.farm, tells Food Tank.  Cobb’s company…

How Sun & Swell Ditched Plastic for Compostable Packaging

Sun & Swell is distributing their organic food products in 100 percent compostable packaging and reusable jars, one of the first companies to do this on a large scale.

Transparency, Technology, and the Sea: The Story of Envisible

Seafood supply chains are notoriously opaque, but technology company Envisible aims to make the industry more transparent.

GrownBy Connects Farmers and Eaters with Local Farms and Food

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the importance of online purchasing, as well as the stabilizing role of farms in local food systems.

Online SNAP Could Broaden Access, but More Work Needed First

Living outside delivery ranges and limited broadband make it harder for rural SNAP participants to use online purchasing options.